These 5 beauties vary in price from splurge to steal. There’s a range of budget clay masks to suit most skin types; a fantastic makeup removing balm that YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE; an anti-aging foundation that not only gives the skin a gorgeous glow, but also treats it with powerful ingredients; a wonderful balm that … Continue Reading

Most of us are aware that sun exposure, stress and unhealthy habits can age the skin prematurely. But, did you know that pollution is also a key contributor to skin ageing? Oh yes, you better believe it. But how, I hear you ask? According to a study in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, exposure to … Continue Reading

Yesterday I blogged about my first day with Dove in New York city, checking out the 60 year retrospective, chatting with scientists and learning more about a few upcoming key launches. Today, I’m super excited to share with you my experiences of day two. The first part of the day was spent listening to inspiring … Continue Reading

Two weeks ago I got to fulfill a longtime dream of visiting New York. I was lucky enough to be invited by Dove to the brands 60th birthday celebrations, as well as a global influencer event taking place in the city. I’d be attending the events along with two other beauty editors and a fellow … Continue Reading

You’d think that at 42 years of age, pimples and breakouts would no longer be an issue in my life, a worry of yesteryear, a thing of the past…If only!!! You see, I have a teenage daughter, and once again, I’m dealing with breakouts because her skin is under attack! I know that spots and … Continue Reading

I love this vintage Pond’s image Last week I was in JHB for the launch of The Pond’s Institute in South Africa. This is the first time the institute has visited our shores. I was interested to learn that over 700 scientists globally make up the institute, so you can just imagine all the incredible … Continue Reading

Two weeks ago, I was invited to spend the day at the incredible Garden Spa at Babylonstoren in Franschhoek. For those of you not familiar with Babylonstoren, it’s one of the oldest Cape Dutch farms, boasting one of the best-preserved farmhouses in the Cape. It’s renowned for it’s incredible fruit and vegetable gardens, restaurants (including … Continue Reading

Being a beauty journalist, I receive countless amounts of products to try, especially when it comes to haircare. You’re probably thinking it’s the high end (read pricey), salon brands that I prefer; but you’d be wrong. To be honest, it’s the way more affordable, regular supermarket brands that give my hair its best results. One … Continue Reading